Fare alertsSign up for Fare Alerts
Instead of constantly having to check and recheck websites for the best fares, just sign up for fare alerts, which will automatically keep you updated on the fares you care about.

Many sites offer this service for free, including AirfarewatchdogKayakYapta and FareCompare. Each site’s version of the alerts varies, but the idea is that you’re able to set the date(s), city pairs and the price point you want to be alerted about via email. Here’s a great chart that compares the leading fare alert sites.



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4 Comments On "Travel Tip of the Day: Sign up for Fare Alerts"
  1. gregdane|

    Appreciate your chart on airfare alert sites- one hole, however- are there any alert sites for business/ first-class fares? Thanks!

    1. Johnny Jet|

      Your best bet would be a travel agent

  2. Crifjohnson|

    Thanks for sharing this free fare alerts. Indeed very useful.

  3. Miss Travel|

    I’m a travel agent with 30+ years in the business…..what can I help you with?

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